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    Children's Museum of Indianapolis
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    In this activity, learners extract DNA from wheat germ. Use this activity to introduce learners to DNA, biotechnology and genetic engineering. This activity is featured on pp.21-22 (part of a...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the history and development of agricultural biotechnology. This experience begins with a Bio-Fest, in which learners use their senses to make observations...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this experiment related to plant biotechnology, learners discover how to prepare and load an electrophoresis gel. They will then run the gels in an electrophoresis system to separate several...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity, learners simulate the process of DNA fingerprinting by using electricity to separate colored dyes. Learners use simple materials to assemble a comb (electrophoresis chamber) to...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    The purpose of this plant biotechnology activity is to demonstrate the effect of changes in the environment on the growth and fertility of landscape grasses and crop grasses such as wheat and rice....

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners identify the DNA base bars guanine, cytosine, thymine and adenine. Learners create a DNA model using colored paper clips to resemble these base pairs. This activity is...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use restriction enzymes to cut up DNA from a virus called Bacteriophage λ, a process known as restriction digestion. After overnight...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - adult 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity related to plant biotechnology, learners use the tissue culture process to rapidly produce clones (genetic copies) of a particular plant (cauliflower, rose cuttings, African violet...

    Over $20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 12 months
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    National Health Museum
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    In this activity, learners count and measure kidney beans to explore natural selection and variation. Learners measure the length of 50-100 beans. Then they graph and analyze the data including...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 14 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    National Health Museum
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    In a series of three experiments, learners explore the basics of biotechnology using self-locking plastic baggies. Each experiment demonstrates a phenomenon or principle of biotechnology. In the...

    Over $20 per group Ages 14 - 18 4 to 24 hours